quince(
kwihns
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fruit)
a. el membrillo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Have you ever tried a quince? They're delicious.¿Has probado alguna vez un membrillo? Son deliciosos.
2. (botany)
a. el membrillero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I want to plant a quince in my back yard.Quiero plantar un membrillero en mi jardín trasero.
b. el membrillo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I think my quince is going to bear fruit soon.Creo que el membrillo que tengo va a dar fruto pronto.
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quince
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el membrillo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
quince jellydulce de membrillo
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quince [kwɪns]
noun
membrillo (m)
modifier
quince cheese quince jelly (n) (dulce (m) de) membrillo (m)
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quince
quince(
keen
-
seh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. fifteen
Tienes que escribir quince páginas.You have to write fifteen pages.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (number)
a. fifteen
Siete más ocho son quince.Seven plus eight is fifteen.
b. fifteenth (in dates)
A Julio César lo asesinaron el quince de marzo.Julius Caesar was assassinated on the fifteenth of March.
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quince
adjective
pronoun
(gen) fifteen; (ordinal, en la fecha) fifteenth
le escribí el día quince I wrote to him on the fifteenth; quince días a fortnight
dar quince y raya a algn to be able to beat sb with one hand tied behind one's back
(número) fifteen; (fecha) fifteenth
los Quince the 15 member nations of the EU; (of the EU)
Como el acuerdo de compra debe ser formalizado en el seño de la propia NAFO, en una fecha aún por discutir, [los Quince] podrían llegar hoy a un pacto bilateral condicionado con Otawa. Los embajadores de [los Quince] no consiguieron cerrar ayer el último tramo de la negociación pesquera con Canadá.
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